Chris Hardie

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March 28, 2010

Shiny things for you to click on

Let's see, how am I doing on my target of blogging three times per week in 2010?  FAIL.  Actually, January and February were pretty good, but March has been sorely lacking.  I will for now use the excuse of "I was busy" and throw in some specifics like "I was planning an open house" and "I was writing a new vacation policy for my staff," but I don't expect you to be any more forgiving as a result.  Let's see if I can start to get back on track.

In the meantime, as a distraction, here are some things you might want to click on and check out:

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February 24, 2009

Links for the Week - February 24, 2009

Things feel kind of in limbo right now, don't they?  What are you in between?  While you think about that, here are some links you might enjoy: Have a young one or someone who gets overwhelmed by the language in standard Wikipedia articles?  Try Simple Wikipedia, which only uses simple English words and grammar. Jim […]

February 10, 2009

Links for the Week - February 10, 2009

I've got a few "real" blog posts in the works (instead of random stories about cables installers, ahem), but for now, here are some links of possible interest: How DO you end parenthetical statements with emoticons? I'd really like to know. Make your own handwriting font - I used to dream about this kind of […]

November 10, 2008

Links, and what I'm thinking about

I haven't had the chance to blog lately, but here are some bits and pieces to chew on. First, some links:

Some topics I'm thinking about, and may eventually blog about:
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September 28, 2008

Links for the Week - September 28, 2008

I don't feel guilty for not blogging for a while, no I sure don't. Guilt is certainly not why I'm posting a bunch of random (but great) links for you to look at. Nope, not at all: Hospitality for the Coming Age: Sharing in the midst of scarcity: Anna Lisa's new blog chronicling her ministry […]

August 24, 2008

Links for the Week - August 24, 2008

It's been a while since I posted one of these, here are a few highlights from my Delicious link feed: Dave Pollard's process flowchart for blogging [GIF] travis poling, the blog - A new blog by Travis, who's taking blogging to a new level Bikes as Transportation - A new blog by Mark, locally based […]

May 20, 2008

Links for the Week - May 20, 2008

These "links for the week" posts are a lame substitute for real blog posts, but I hope you enjoy them anyway. I'm working on some other entries about my experience with "power off day," my preferred task list organization system (it's NOT GTD), the difficulties of personal change in a vacuum, and more on media […]

April 28, 2008

Links for the Week - April 28, 2008

The "pros and cons of a global distributed network" edition: Do you depend on Gmail or Google Calendar? Did you know they're not ready for production use yet? The Rockridge Institute, a progressive think tank (THE progressive think tank for many) abruptly closes its doors because there wasn't enough money coming in. But as a […]

March 26, 2008

Links for the Week - March 26, 2008

What kinds of information the NSA is collecting about your communications - it's not paranoia if they're really after you. And they have really cool PDAs to do it with. The Feminist Review - bloggers calling patriarchy as they see it Geni - free Web 2.0 enabled online genealogy software The Onion nails it again: […]

February 17, 2008

Links for the Week - February 17, 2008

The "I'm too busy with the dog show to blog for real so I'll grow them a linkfarm" edition: Popping Culture Blog by Michelle Manchir: Michelle's journalistic efforts at the Palladium-Item are some of the more refreshingly comprehensive and useful to come along in a while, and her blog entries are turning out to be […]

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